The ability to work with statistics and probability is essential for students in economics, business, science,

government, and public policy. In this course, students will be introduced to standard concepts and techniques in

statistics and probability and trained in their application. Use of statistical software and training in social science

methods will be part of this instruction. Topics covered will include: an introduction to descriptive statistics and

probability theory; discrete and continuous probability distributions; sampling; estimation and confidence

intervals; hypothesis testing; linear models, linear regression, and least squares estimation; chi square testing; and

analysis of variance.

Pre-requisite: A grade of C in one of MAT-155, MAT-160, MAT-260, or MAT-170 (or equivalents). 

Course Credit: 3

Course Code: MAT-274